Grade 2 Teacher - Volunteer

Africa, Senegal

Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships

Summary:  Develops and maintains an age-appropriate environment and instructs children age seven and eight in activities designed to promote spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and intellectual growth and provides proper communication with parents. The Second Grade curriculum includes language arts, sciences, social sciences, physical education, Bible, mathematics, music, and art.

Description: Our onboard Academy offers the highest level of primary and secondary education to the children of long-term volunteers serving on the Africa Mercy. Our Teachers make this education possible, working with academy students to provide a learning and growing environment unlike any other. Take your teaching skills beyond anything you thought possible.  

The Grade 2 Teacher volunteer position, part of the Academy department,  will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest charity hospital ship. We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than twelve months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program.
Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in elementary education from an accredited college or university is required
  • Two years classroom teaching experience
  • Current teaching certificate / license required
  • Clear criminal records check, background check, and/or working with children certificate (or national equivalent)
  • Acquire an Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Teacher Certificate within one year from date of hire

Questions about this information? Get in touch today! Our recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. 

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